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Wireless Service maintenance 07:30–08:00 Tuesday 8 September

The University Wireless Service will be undergoing maintenance between 07:30 and 08:00 on Tuesday 8 September while we apply an essential software upgrade. During this period, users may experience interruptions when attempting to connect to eduroam, the UniOfCam guest system, the UniOfCam-IoT system and local SSIDs. Established connections should be unaffected.

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Be on the alert for phishing and malware emails

University email accounts are currently receiving a high number of convincing phishing emails that contain attached files – typically Word documents – or a link to a website prompting the viewer to download a file. If opened, these files lead to a malware infection.

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Maximum 1-year validity for TLS/SSL certificates from 1 September

All Certificate Authorities are required to stop issuing 2-year TLS/SSL certificates from 1 September 2020.

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New Wi-Fi system for devices that can't connect via eduroam

We've released a new University Wireless system that allows staff and students to connect personal devices that can't currently connect to the eduroam Wi-Fi service.

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Service migration from Hermes to Exchange Online

UIS is developing a detailed plan to migrate the existing users of Hermes to Exchange Online, following approval of our proposal by the email technical scrutiny panel and the ISC.

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Look at what's happening to Lookup

UIS has been busily updating the Lookup directory with a raft of new features. Recent enhancements have been made to the web interface for all users, alongside the web services and LDAP APIs for programmatic access.

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Free MATLAB online training courses for Uni of Camb users

University staff and students can access and complete certified MATLAB online training courses via the University of Cambridge MATLAB Portal and the University Training Booking System.

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Panopto recording version update Friday 17 July 2020

Panopto will require all local desktop recorder software and remote recorders in lecture theatres to be upgraded to version 7.1 or above from Friday 17 July 2020. Most Panopto users won't need to update their software because versions downloaded since November 2019 will still be supported.

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Wireless Service unavailable 08:00–09:00 Tuesday 7 July

The University Wireless Service will be unavailable between 08:00 and 09:00 on Tuesday 7 July while we apply an essential software upgrade. During this period, users will be unable to connect to eduroam, the UniOfCam guest system and local SSIDs.

Wireless Service unavailable 08:00–09:00 Tuesday 7 July - Read More…

Retirement of UIS Windows Software Update Service (WSUS) on 30 June

We need to accelerate our original plan and fully decommission the Windows Software Update Service (WSUS) server on 30 June, rather than the 1 September, due to security concerns and the need to prioritise our resources to support the University.

Retirement of UIS Windows Software Update Service (WSUS) on 30 June - Read More…

CHRIS and other HR systems unavailable all day on Thursday 25 June

CHRIS, Employee Self-Service (ESS), the University Payment System and other HR systems will be unavailable all day on Thursday 25 June while we install the latest upgrade to the CHRIS system.

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Panopto lecture capture planned maintenance on Saturday 27 June

The Panopto Lecture Capture Cloud service will be undergoing an upgrade from 22:00 on Saturday 27 June 2020 and will be unavailable for up to 3 hours.

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Wireless Service unavailable 07:30–09:00 Thursday 25 June

The University Wireless Service will be unavailable for periods between 07:30 and 09:00 on Thursday 25 June while we carry out urgent work to expand capacity. Connections to eduroam and UniOfCam will be interrupted during this work.

Wireless Service unavailable 07:30–09:00 Thursday 25 June - Read More…

Beware fake NHS 'Test and Trace' text messages

Please be aware that University staff are receiving fake text messages purporting to be from the NHS coronavirus test and trace service recently announced by the UK Government.

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